Covenant College
  • Admissions
  • Lookout Mountain, GA, USA
  • Full Time

SUMMARY

Admissions Counselors are responsible for the development, implementation, and success of a yearly strategic student recruitment plan in his/her assigned region. Admissions Counselors are tasked with building and maintaining relationships with applicants and other groups to ensure that annual recruitment goals are met.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


  • Responsible for moving a segment of regional student prospects to matriculates, being held accountable for measurable yields and all necessary communication to affect the college's overall recruitment goals.
  • Develop a yearly, region-specific recruiting plan that includes intentional and strategic communication with student prospects and their families, regular travel, volunteer engagement, and relationships with key constituents.
  • Manage strategic working relationships with a select group of churches, high schools and alumni in a particular region. Build a strong support network with Covenant's owning denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), and specific Para-church organizations such as Mission to the World (MTW), The Gospel Coalition (TGC), Youth Excelling in Leadership (YXL), Association of Christian Schools International (A.C.S.I.), and other like minded organizations.
  • Generate short and long-term assignments by successfully managing personal time and resources.

    • Supervise a team of student admissions assistants as fulfilled by the student worker program, assisting with admissions events, and other such projects.

  • Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions and/or Associate Director of Admissions.

COMPETENCIES


  • Strong personal oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to create a sphere of influence with a wide variety of student prospects.

  • Able to work as a member of a team with ownership of office and institution-wide goals.
  • Ability to relate and work with students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must have ability and willingness to travel

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Working knowledge of Covenant College's philosophy of education, history, and academic and co-curricular program. Familiarity with the Presbyterian Church in America.
  • A Working knowledge of Google applications and MS Office programs (word, excel, etc.), word-processing and computer aptitude.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of Covenant College.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • An understanding of the mission and purpose of Covenant College.
  • Must be able to assent to Covenant College's Staff Commitments.

PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the work day.
  • Frequently moves items weighing no more than 10 pounds.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with an occasional late shift of 12:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Must be available to work some evenings and weekends. Desire to travel and represent Covenant positively to a variety of constituencies in a number of diversity settings.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants should apply at https://www.covenant.edu/about/employment and provide a resume and a statement of faith or Christian experience. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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